Merriwether, John T
Merriwether, John T.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South; joined the Memphis' (Tenn.) Conference in: 1854, and was appointed to Dyersburg Circuit; in 1855 to Dresden Station; :in 1856 to Trenton Station;. in. 1857 to Holly Springs Station; in 1858 to Asbury Chapel, Memphis; in 1859 and 1860 to Aberdeen Station; in 1861 was made presiding elder of Aberdeen District; in 1865 was appointed to Denmark Circuit; and in 1866 took a supernumerary relation. He died in Denmark, Tenn., April 10, 1867. "He possessed a. strong and highly-cultured mind, a soul imbued with the spirit of Christ, and an intelligent yet burning zeal in his high calling." - See Minutes of the M. E. Church South, 1867.